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Full name George Glossop Walker
Born June 14, 1860, Harthill Grange, Yorkshire
Died January 11, 1908, Whitwell, Derbyshire (aged 47 years 211 days)
Major teams Derbyshire
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast, Slow left-arm orthodox
George Walker started off as a slow left-armer but subsequently developed into a genuinely fast bowler who for more than a decade led the Derbyshire attack. He was prone, according to Wisden, to be erratic and short but got the ball to lift off a length and was a very awkward bowler to play. He played for the county for 17 seasons, captaining them in some, and was a popular leader. He retired to farm on the Duke of Portland's estate, where he died aged only 47.